Tampa Bay Cancer Center Welcomes Radiation Oncologist Dr. Mario D. Lacerna to the Practice

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Tampa Bay Cancer Center, with locations in Brandon, Sun City Center, Tampa, and Zephyrhills, announces the arrival of board-certified Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Mario D. Lacerna. Dr. Lacerna joins TBCC’s team of physicians in the delivery of state-of-the-art, comprehensive cancer care for patients in the Tampa Bay area.

I am looking forward to being partnered with Oncure and Tampa Bay Cancer Center. Together, we have the experience and resources to bring high quality, personalized care to my cancer patients," said Dr. Lacerna.

The physicians and staff of Tampa Bay Cancer Center (TBCC) of Tampa are proud to welcome Dr. Mario D. Lacerna, board-certified Radiation Oncologist, to the practice as of October 9th, 2012. Dr. Lacerna’s significant experience in cancer treatment and the use of advanced clinical technology both complements and enhances TBCC’s multidisciplinary approach to radiation therapy.

“I am very excited to be here in Tampa, such a vibrant and exciting city. I am looking forward to being partnered with Oncure and Tampa Bay Cancer Center. Together, we have the experience and resources to bring high quality, personalized care to my cancer patients,” said Dr. Lacerna.
Dr. Lacerna attended medical school at Ohio State University where he became interested in oncology. He completed his internship and residency in Radiation Oncology at William Beaumont Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and became a Chief Resident.

Upon completion of his training, he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor at Albany Medical College, in Albany, New York. While there, he started a prostate brachytherapy program and performed numerous other brachytherapy procedures. In 2000 he joined the faculty at the University of Michigan as a Clinical Assistant Professor. At the University of Michigan he was actively involved in the use of intensity modulated radiation therapy for multiple body sites including prostate cancer and head and neck cancers. He was also extensively involved in the use of concurrent chemotherapy with radiation therapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy for wound care.

About Tampa Bay Cancer Center
Tampa Bay Cancer Center, an affiliate of Oncure Medical Corp., supports state-of-the-art technology to a wide-range of cancer patients, with four locations in the greater Tampa area. For more information about Tampa Bay Cancer Center, visit http://www.centerforradiation.com.

About Oncure Medical Corp.
Oncure Medical Corp. is a healthcare services company that helps its physician partners meet the evolving business demands of the radiation oncology industry by providing capital, technology, operations services and management expertise, including clinical staff, billing and collecting, data warehousing, accounting, compliance and other administrative services. Oncure owns, operates and manages 38 radiation centers across the country. Oncure is a privately held company whose shareholders include Genstar Capital, LLC, ARES Management, LLC, Caisse de Dupot and Oncure management. For more information about Oncure, visit http://www.oncure.com.

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